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Australia v England
England in Australia 1978/79 (4th Test)
VenueSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney on 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th January 1979 (5-day match)
Balls per over8
TossEngland won the toss and decided to bat
ResultEngland won by 93 runs
UmpiresRC Bailhache, RA French
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 56/1 (Darling 35*, Hughes 15*)
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 248/7 (Border 31*, Dymock 0*)
Close of play day 3England (2) 133/2 (Randall 65*, Gooch 6*)
Close of play day 4England (2) 304/6 (Miller 16*, Taylor 3*)
Man of the MatchDW Randall

England first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottc Border b Hurst84054-- 
*JM Brearleyb Hogg178096-- 
DW Randallc Wood b Hurst021-- 
GA Goochc Toohey b Higgs18811021- 
DI Gowerc Maclean b Hurst71024-- 
IT Bothamc Yallop b Hogg591081387- 
G Millerc Maclean b Hurst4541- 
+RW Taylorc Border b Higgs1028331- 
JE Embureyc Wood b Higgs0119-- 
RGD Willisnot out74362-- 
M Hendrickb Hurst102419-- 
Extras(1 b, 1 lb, 8 nb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 281 minutes, 52.6 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-18 (Boycott), 2-18 (Randall), 3-35 (Brearley), 4-51 (Gower), 5-66 (Gooch), 6-70 (Miller), 7-94 (Taylor), 8-98 (Emburey), 9-141 (Botham), 10-152 (Hendrick, 52.6 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg11   3362--
Dymock13   1340--
Hurst10.62285--
Higgs18   4423--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodb Willis053-- 
WM Darlingc Botham b Miller912002769- 
KJ Hughesc Emburey b Willis481671846- 
*GN Yallopc Botham b Hendrick441361415- 
PM Tooheyc Gooch b Botham145-- 
AR Bordernot out602032454- 
+JA Macleanlbw b Emburey1258631- 
RM Hoggrun out617131- 
G Dymockb Botham55466-- 
JD Higgsc Botham b Hendrick113240-- 
AG Hurstrun out025-- 
Extras(2 b, 3 lb, 11 nb)16
Total(all out, 530 minutes, 108 overs)294
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Wood), 2-126 (Hughes), 3-178 (Darling), 4-179 (Toohey), 5-210 (Yallop), 6-235 (Maclean), 7-245 (Hogg), 8-276 (Dymock), 9-290 (Higgs), 10-294 (Hurst, 108 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis9   2332--
Botham28   3872--
Hendrick24   4502--
Miller13   2371--
Emburey29   10571--
Gooch5   1140--

England second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Boycottlbw b Hogg011-- 
*JM Brearleyb Border531952162- 
DW Randalllbw b Hogg15049858213- 
GA Goochc Wood b Higgs22981281- 
DI Gowerc Maclean b Hogg3468983- 
IT Bothamc Wood b Higgs68890-- 
G Millerlbw b Hogg1780961- 
+RW Taylornot out211131101- 
JE Embureyc Darling b Higgs1439491- 
RGD Willisc Toohey b Higgs011-- 
M Hendrickc Toohey b Higgs71181- 
Extras(5 b, 3 lb, 14 nb)22
Total(all out, 697 minutes, 146.6 overs)346
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Boycott), 2-111 (Brearley), 3-169 (Gooch), 4-237 (Gower), 5-267 (Botham), 6-292 (Randall), 7-307 (Miller), 8-334 (Emburey), 9-334 (Willis), 10-346 (Hendrick, 146.6 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Hogg28   10674--
Dymock17   4350--
Hurst19   3430--
Higgs59.6151485--
Border23   11311--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
GM Woodrun out2764752- 
WM Darlingc Gooch b Hendrick1337511- 
KJ Hughesc Emburey b Miller1540551- 
*GN Yallopc and b Hendrick1128-- 
PM Tooheyb Miller55050-- 
AR Bordernot out451151019- 
+JA Macleanc Botham b Miller0117-- 
G Dymockb Emburey0129-- 
RM Hoggc Botham b Emburey045-- 
JD Higgslbw b Emburey32924-- 
AG Hurstb Emburey02120-- 
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb)2
Total(all out, 211 minutes, 49.2 overs)111
Fall of wickets:
1-38 (Darling), 2-44 (Wood), 3-45 (Yallop), 4-59 (Hughes), 5-74 (Toohey), 6-76 (Maclean), 7-85 (Dymock), 8-85 (Hogg), 9-105 (Higgs), 10-111 (Hurst, 49.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Willis2   080--
Hendrick10   3172--
Emburey17.27464--
Miller20   7383--

Notes
--> G Miller (1) passed 500 runs in Test matches when he reached 2
--> WM Darling (1) passed his previous highest score of 65 in Test matches
--> AR Border (1) passed his previous highest score of 29 in Test matches
--> DW Randall (2) 100 in 406 minutes
--> DW Randall (2) passed 9500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 100
--> AR Border (2) passed 1500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 37
--> JA Maclean made his last appearance in Test matches
--> AG Hurst achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed M Hendrick in the England first innings (previous best was 4-93)
--> AG Hurst achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the England first innings
--> JD Higgs achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed M Hendrick in the England second innings (previous best was 4-91)
--> JD Higgs achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the England second innings
--> JE Emburey achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed AG Hurst in the Australia second innings (previous best was 3-30)
--> G Miller reached 350 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed KJ Hughes, his 1st wicket in the Australia second innings

 

 

 

 

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